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Archive for August 2018

Join the Ames PTA!

Posted Aug 25, 2018 | Category: Uncategorized

Join the Ames PTA!

Download the 2018 membership form and return to Ames in an envelope marked ‘Ames PTA – Membership’.

We provide financial support by working with AMES staff to ensure that all our kids have the resources and materials they need. We offer fundraising events such as Charleston Wrap, Spirit Wear, Book Fairs, Box Tops, Amazon Smile, as well as other events during the year. We have a strong presence in our school. Events planned and staffed by our PTA volunteers include: Family Movie Night, Fun Lunch, Family Dance, Science Fair, Family Heritage Night, Field Day, Talent Show, and much more!

  • We need parent volunteers like you to make our PTA work! We encourage you to join today. No matter what your schedule is like, we can always use some help!! Its easy to get involved:

Step 1: Turn in membership form below along with payment or visit amespta.org to pay online

Step 2: Sign up for Feedblitz at amespta.org to receive important information (email provided on membership form will automatically be signed up for Feedblitz)

Step 3: Attend AMES PTA meetings and volunteer!!

Questions?? Contact Domenica Jimenez at leandom@iit.edu or Susan Wolfe at swolfe447@gmail.com

Fall Fun Lunch Form – Due Today September 10th

Posted Aug 25, 2018 | Category: Fun Lunch

Fun Lunch order forms are due no later than September 10th. Please return orders along with payment in an envelope marked “Fun Lunch” to the Ames office.  Order forms can be downloaded here Fall-FUN-LUNCH-REVISED-2018 (3)

Questions? Contact Kelly Tabb at kmt0906@yahoo.com


Ames PTA Fall Book Fair 2018

Posted Aug 25, 2018 | Category: Book Fair

Ames PTA Fall Book Fair 2018

Check out some of the books on our online flyer


Book Fair Dates –

Wednesday, September 12th

Thursday, September 13th

  • Shop 1PM to 3PM (Students Only)
  • Shop 3PM to 4PM and 6PM -8PM

Parent Volunteers – Parent help is needed to make our Fall Book Fair a success. Please click on the following link to view time slots and sign up to help.  http://signup.com/go/fpicxYV

Online Book Fair – If you are unable to attend in person, we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at http://scholastic.com/fair. Our online Fair is available from September 7th – 20th.


Zoo City Treats Fundraiser – September 7th

Posted Aug 23, 2018 | Category: Fundraisers

Please join us Friday, September 7th from 10am-10pm for a fundraiser at Zoo City Treats located at 3748 Grand Blvd in Brookfield.  Mention Ames School and 15% of all sales will go to our school.

Zoo City Treats Website


Ames PTA Meeting Tomorrow

Posted Aug 22, 2018 | Category: Uncategorized


Please join us tomorrow Thursday, August 23rd at 8:30 am for our first Ames School PTA meeting.  The meeting will be held in the parking lot/black top of the school.


Paint Ames’ Blacktop

Posted Aug 13, 2018 | Category: Uncategorized


Paint Ames’ Blacktop

Please join me to paint the Ames Elementary School blacktop on August 18. Any kids 4th grade and up can help paint with a parent. Starts at 9:00 am. This is a great way to show school spirit for the new year & help Josie Randall complete her Girl Scout Silver Service Project. Bring a friend!

Sign up: 

Date: 08/18/2018 (Sat.)

Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Location: Ames Elementary School